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Culverts, Eastwick

Description: Culverts

Grade: II
Date Listed: 19 September 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 159893

OS Grid Reference: TL4350311742
OS Grid Coordinates: 543503, 211742
Latitude/Longitude: 51.7859, 0.0791

Location: Eastwick Road, Eastwick, Hertfordshire CM20 2QY

Locality: Eastwick
Local Authority: East Hertfordshire District Council
County: Hertfordshire
Country: England
Postcode: CM20 2QY

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Listing Text

(south side)
Eastwick Village

10/8 Culverts



House. Circa 1700. An impressive, 2 storeys and attics, 5
windows red brick house facing N. Steep old red tiled roof,
raking gable parapets, and 3 hipped dormers. 3-unit plan with
former passage between E and middle rooms, running under hipped
rear stair turret with winding stair entered from middle room.
Gable chimney on E and central chimney between W room and middle
room. A culvert carries a brook under the W room. Modern low
rear extension not of special interest except for fine Doric
wooden doorcase with full entablature and triglyphs (from
elsewhere). Warm red brick front in Flemish bond with plinth,
floor band, segmental arched flush box sash windows with 6/6
panes, paired windows on each floor to E and middle parts with
battened door between. Broad wooden surround with heavy trusses
and deep moulded flat hood. E gable has dark headers, floor
band, 2 small blocked windows on each floor, and stepped section
raking brick coping to gable parapet. Ground floor has heavy
axial chamfered ceiling beams on 1st floor and in W end on Ground
floor. Cross beams in other Ground floor rooms and in end rooms
on 1st floor, E and W, supporting the axial beams. Fine 2-panel
raised and fielded moulded door on old iron strap hinges at attic
landing. Original cyma-moulded mullioned 2-light windows with
iron casements survive at attic level in staircase and dormers.
An impressively urbane large brick house of c1700. Part of
picturesque group in the middle of the village.

Listing NGR: TL4350311742

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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